Category Archives: India Pale Ale

Laurasia IPA Updates

On February 16, I transferred the Laurasia IPA over to the secondary fermenter. At that time, the gravity was 1.029; the taste was clean, a faint fruity aroma before CO2 outgases, and a very mellow hoppiness. I was surprised at … Continue reading

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Rainy Day IPA 1.2 – Update

On Sunday, January 13, I transferred the latest batch of Rainy Day IPA over to the secondary fermenter. Gravity is now 1.012 at 70° F, down from 1.060, leaving an estimated a.b.v. of 6.4%. I also added the 1.1 oz. … Continue reading

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Rainy Day IPA 1.2

One of my very favorite recipes so far has been the “Rainy Day IPA” – brewed back in 2010 and 2011.  I modified things a little based on what my local brew shop had (Centennial instead of Cascade, and White … Continue reading

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Rainy Day IPA 1.1 Update

Tonight (7 January 2011, six days after brew day) I transferred my latest batch of the Rainy Day IPA to the secondary fermenter, a 6-gallon glass carboy. Right now, the s.g. reads at 1.018 (down from 1.060 at the beginning, … Continue reading

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Rainy Day IPA 1.1

The Rainy Day IPA that I brewed last March turned out to be one of the best beers I’ve made yet. It had everything that a good IPA should have – clarity, lots of IBUs, and a good hoppy aroma. … Continue reading

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